Islamabad, 7 December 2022 (TDI): Foreign Office of Pakistan confirmed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto’s official visit to Indonesia and Singapore from 7 – 9 December 2022.
Foreign Minister will embark on a three-day official visit to Indonesia and Singapore today where he will hold bilateral meetings and participate in multilateral events, Foreign Office.
Foreign Ministerial visit to Indonesia
According to the statement by Foreign Office, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto will hold a bilateral meeting with his Indonesian counterpart, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Bali. Later, he will attend a couple of multilateral events.
Bilawal Bhutto will participate in the 15th Bali Democracy Forum which will be held on 8 December and the International Conference on Afghan Women’s Education, cohosted by the Government of Indonesia and Qatar from 7 – 8 December in Indonesia’s capital.
In the 15th Bali Democracy Forum, Foreign Minister will emphasize the importance of democracy in responding to modern-day challenges and will underscore Pakistan’s commitment to democratic values, Foreign Office said.
Bilawal Bhutto at the International Conference on Afghan Women’s Education will underline Pakistan’s efforts & commitment to lasting peace and development in Afghanistan, including the importance of equal access to education for all segments of society.
Foreign Ministerial visit to Singapore
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also engage in a bilateral meeting with the Foreign Minister of Singapore, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, and call on the President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob during his official visit to Singapore.
Both sides will discuss a wide range of bilateral relations and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Singapore during these meetings, the Satetemnt noted.
According to Foreign Office, this visit of the Foreign Minister is of high priority as it will reflect Pakistan’s accords to its relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries.
Moreover, this visit will also reflect Pakistan’s commitment to further strengthening relations with Indonesia and Singapore in all areas of mutual interest.